Axa sells Elevate business to Standard Life

Deal is part of the French group’s exit from UK life assurance

Insurers warn on driverless cars

ABI trade body says consumers may have ‘false sense of security’

AIG suffers third quarterly loss in a row

Insurer hurt by fund losses which weigh on investment portfolio

Allianz bullish as earnings jump 21%

German insurer beats forecasts despite falling revenues

Barclays France faces laundering accusation

Risk officer’s letter casts shadow over potential sale

Buffett fizzes in defence of Cherry Coke

Berkshire Hathaway AGM largely steers clear of politics

Mayborn had sales of nearly $40m last year

Ping An buys Tommee Tippee baby brand

Sale to Chinese group will return £135m to private equity owner 3i

Munich Re warns on first-quarter profits

CEO says writedowns on equity portfolio will impact on earnings

Insurance tech start-up investment surges

Interest in insurtech booms thanks to the world’s biggest insurers

Phoenix Group frontrunner to buy Sun Life

UK insurer seeks to acquire one of Axa’s life assurance arms

City hiring halts as Brexit poll looms

Companies delay decisions until after June 23 vote

Insurance bonds lifted by ECB buying plan

Draghi says insurers eligible for purchases under new programme

UnitedHealth quits most Obamacare markets

Group to exit many sites helping consumers with cheap insurance

Pru closer to victory in £100m tax case

Ruling raises hopes of compensation for duties paid decades ago

Saga increases dividend as profits rise

Group earmarks higher proportion of profits for future payouts

Half of hit-and-run drivers justify fleeing

Many say incident was not serious or did not need to be reported

Big insurers prefer fund management

Large companies forced to look elsewhere for profit

Liverpool Victoria chief to step down

Rogers to leave friendly society after 10 years at the helm

Deutsche Bank near to sale of Abbey Life

German lender looks at disposal as part of restructuring plans

McDermott to leave UK financial watchdog

Acting head of City regulator to make way for Bailey in July


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